Eden Weidman Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalist

Eden Weidman Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalist

Eden Weidman, a junior at Fox Creek High School, competed Saturday, January 25, in Blythwood in the Poetry Out Loud regionals.  Eden recited “Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee“ by Emily Bronte and Dudley Randall’s “Ballad of Birmingham.”  Because of her outstanding performance, she will move on to state competition on March 15 in Columbia. […]

Second Grade at Merriwether Elementary Attend Storyland Theatre

Second Grade at Merriwether Elementary Attend Storyland Theatre

The second graders at Merriwether Elementary visited Storyland Theatre at the Imperial on Friday, January 31st.  After being delayed due to weather, the second graders enjoyed their 2nd play, “The Courtship of Senorita Florabella,” of the season through Storyland. Janice Bass, teacher, says, “It’s exciting to see the kids enthusiasm as they watch the characters […]

Adams Wins State Scholarship Contest

Adams Wins State Scholarship Contest

Congratulations go to Antonia Adams of Strom Thurmond High School who won 1st place at the state level for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Scholarship contest.  She will be competing at the national level for a chance to win a $30,000 scholarship award.  The 2013-2014 essay theme was “Why I’m Optimistic About […]

Fox Creek High School Holds Open House

Fox Creek High School Holds Open House

Fox Creek High School held an open house, in conjunction with report card night, the evening of Tuesday, January 21.  Families in the community with current eighth grade students were encouraged to tour the school and attend an informational meeting. There were about 130 people in attendance, a majority of that number being prospective students. […]

Outstanding Career and Technology Students Selected

Outstanding Career and Technology Students Selected

The teachers of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) selected students for each program who excelled during the second nine weeks. The students were chosen by their teachers based on their academic performance, work ethic and attitudes. “It is great to be recognized for my hard work,” said Gabriela Waldo, Business Management Administration […]

Merriwether Elementary’s Own News Show

Merriwether Elementary’s Own News Show

At 7:50 each morning, the students at Merriwether Elementary are greeted on the air by a fifth grade “WMES” news team. The fifth graders on the news team demonstrate awesome leadership skills as they plan and broadcast the school news each day. They announce the school lunch, birthdays, pledges, weather, and important information for the […]

Fox Creek High School Expo

Fox Creek High School Expo

January 21, 2014 6 p.m. 165 Shortcut Road North Augusta, SC 29860 803-613-9435 Interested students and parents are invited to tour Fox Creek High School and meet faculty and staff.  Registration for the 2014-2015 school year will begin. Free T shirts will be given to 8th grade students.   Representatives from Aiken Technical College and Piedmont […]

Grants Research and Proposal Writing Classes to be Offered

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina State Library is pleased to offer two popular grants research and proposal writing classes: Grants Research: Finding a Funder for Your Nonprofit Organization. This class helps individuals working with nonprofit organizations locate information on grants available from private foundations and corporations using the South Carolina State Library’s electronic and […]

Lifelong Learning Program to Begin Offering Courses

GREENWOOD, S.C. – A new educational program is about to make its debut in the Greenwood area, one that its creators say is designed for adults who are interested in opportunities to continue learning, to improve their personal growth and life skills and to share interests and experiences with other members. The Lakelands Lifelong Learning […]

2013 Miss Wardlaw Pageant Saturday, Dec. 7

2013 Miss Wardlaw Pageant Saturday, Dec. 7

Capturing the Little Miss title was Anna Lisenby with Hannah Frelin, first runner-up and Jane Walker Yonce, second runner-up. In the Young Miss category, Allison Burnett took the crown; Jordan Williams took first runner-up, and Ashland Yonce placed second runner-up. Rebekah Knowles won the Junior Miss division with Reagan Creasy as first runner-up. Receiving the […]

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